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The value of holding onto your links

David Gane
David Gane

David from the future: David's Daily Journal (DDJ) is now defunct. See the 20/ New Directions newsletter for more information.


I think I've committed, at least for now to DDJ and retroactively changed all the previous to this title. I've also realized that this whole this will be updated continuously throughout the day. In fact, it might be the only way to maintain it.


There is value in holding onto your links on your own website, instead of leaving them on Twitter or Facebook. It gives you better control of your digital life. And thankfully, because I am using Ghost, if they pull up stakes and leave, I can still download the source code and run it on my own server (please don't do that Ghost).

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Co-writer of the Shepherd and Wolfe young adult mysteries, the internationally award-winning series, and teacher of storytelling and screenwriting.